Category: Herbs
Created by: The Armchair Gardener

Chives grow 12–20 inches tall, and are used for cooking, with a flavor milder than onions.

Photo credit: Captain-tucker under WikiMedia Commons.

Plan to start from seed from R. H. Shumway in April.

Family Amaryllidaceae / Allioideae
Genus Allium
Species schoenoprasum
Duration Perennial
Group Monocotyledon
Growth Habit Forb/Herb
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Height 12-20 inches
Spacing 12-18 inches
Bloom Color Lavender
Bloom Time Late Spring / Early Summer